Southern Gas Corridor created new regional cooperation format – Azerbaijani president
The head of state said that we are now implementing the Southern Gas Corridor project jointly with a number of other countries and companies, with the support of the European Commission and this project is the continuation the projects we started to implement in 1990s: “Now, the Southern Gas Corridor is the biggest infrastructure project in Europe. It costs over $40 billion. Currently, 7 countries are participating in this project. At least three countries will also join this project in the future. This project is supported by the European Commission. We discussed this issue with Šefčovič. There is a memorandum between the European Commission and Azerbaijan on strategic partnership on energy. Today, the Southern Gas Corridor is a reality”.
19:44 17 February
Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan intends to expand co-op with EU - UPDATED
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev met with his Croatian counterpart Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic in Munich Feb. 17.
18:45 17 February
Azerbaijan supplying around 5% of EU's oil demand
He reminded that the key projects of the Southern Gas Corridor, the expansion of the South-Caucasus Pipeline, TANAP and TAP have been identified as Projects of Common Interest and have been also included in the list of critical projects under the European Energy Security Strategy.
16:26 15 February
Gazprom-TAP cooperation: Russia waited 8 years to take revenge on EU
Reuters reports that had Brussels not had to violate the rules about Russia, this plan could have worked. TAP will supply European consumers with gas in 2019.
13:19 15 February
EU proposes voting changes to stem growing euroscepticism
The European Union's decision-making process should be changed to ensure states openly take a stand on controversial issues, the EU Commission proposed on Tuesday, in a move aimed at tackling growing euroscepticism, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:15 14 February
Juncker says Britain may divide EU over Brexit talks
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he fears Britain will divide the European Union's 27 remaining members by making different promises to each country during its Brexit negotiations, APA reports quoting Reuters.
03:27 12 February
Azerbaijan, EU may hold substantive discussions in April-May
Azerbaijan and the European Union may hold substantive discussions on a new agreement in April-May, Azerbaijan’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev told APA on Friday.
11:33 10 February
Details emerge of preliminary talks on Azerbaijan-EU agreement
The preliminary talks on a new partnership agreement held between the EU and Azerbaijan in Brussels focused specifically on technical issues, Azerbaijani Deputy FM Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev told APA.
11:25 10 February
Turkey raps Europe over ending easy Greek island visas
Turkey’s EU affairs minister Thursday criticized a European Commission decision to halt a program easing visa procedures for Turkish citizens traveling to Greek islands, calling it a sign that Europe is becoming more inward-looking, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
21:56 09 February
23 EU Member States Flout Air Pollution Laws
Rules on air quality standards are being breached in a total 23 of the 28 European Union member states, and in over 130 cities across Europe – and with nitrogen dioxide causing over 70,000 deaths a year, an environmental expert has told Sputnik, the time for people to act on pollution is now, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
22:19 07 February
President Ilham Aliyev meets Jean Claude Juncker in Brussels - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker in Brussels.
01:11 07 February
Azerbaijani president holding meeting with European Commission president
A meeting between Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker started in Brussels on Monday.
18:56 06 February
President Ilham Aliyev meets European Commission VP Maros Sefcovic - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today met with European Commission Vice-President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic in Brussels.
17:23 06 February
Ilham Aliyev: Expansion of co-op with EU – a good message for both Azerbaijan and region - UPDATED
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini have had a working breakfast in Brussels.
15:30 06 February
Mogherini: EU to continue supporting implementation of Southern Gas Corridor
The European Union will continue supporting the implementation of the Southern Gas Corridor project, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini said at her meeting with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev in Brussels Feb. 6.
15:07 06 February
Azerbaijani president to hold meetings with EU leadership in Brussels
Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, who is on a visit to Brussels, will meet with High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini on Monday afternoon, APA reported citing the EU press service.
11:22 06 February
European Parliament approves visa-free travel for Georgian citizens
Today is the final stretch of a long marathon Georgia has been running for years: starting in spring, Georgian citizens will be able to travel visa-free to most countries of the European Union, APA reported citing agenda.ge.
15:31 02 February
European Commission supports settlement process of Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict
The European Commission supports the settlement process of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Christian Danielsson, Director General for Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission said on Monday.
18:01 30 January
European Commission willing to support Azerbaijan’s efforts to diversify economy
The European Commission is willing to support Azerbaijan’s efforts to diversity its economy, Christian Danielsson, Director General for Neighborhood and Enlargement Negotiations at the European Commission said on Monday.
17:59 30 January
Moldova ready to raise Khojaly genocide with Azerbaijan in int’l organizations: lawmaker
Moldova stands ready to bring up the Khojaly genocide with Azerbaijan before international organizations, Moldovan lawmaker, Vice-President of the parliamentary Commission for foreign policy and European integration Sergiu Stati, told APA on Monday.
16:25 30 January